DHR's Nonprofit Practice provides senior level retained executive search to a distinguished group of nonprofit organizations. Our mission, "to improve the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations world-wide," represents the consultative approach and commitment to establish mutually beneficial and long-term relationships with each of our clients. We believe that great leaders make great organizations that in turn help change the world. Consultants in the Nonprofit Practice bring industry experience to all sectors of the field. Nonprofit clients include cultural organizations, international development and social service organizations, zoos and aquariums, gardens and arboreta, economic development organizations and trade association, foundations and educational organizations. Practice members have recruited the CEOs to many large regional and national organizations and work with a select group of international NGOs. The Nonprofit Practice Group consists of industry specialists, many of whom have spent their entire careers working in nonprofits and/or assisting nonprofits with executive search. Each practice team member has direct professional experience in the management and governance of cultural institutions, social service, economic development, universities and other educational organizations, or civic entities.

Practice members

Debbie Graf Executive Vice President Bio
James Abruzzo Managing Partner Bio
Clare Cizek Partner Bio
Scott Harris Managing Partner Bio
Peter T. Metzger Chairman of the Board Bio
Mary Lee Montague Managing Partner Bio
Martin M. Pocs Vice Chairman Bio
Frank Smeekes Managing Partner Bio
Gordon S. White, Jr. Chairman of the Board Bio